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1st Ranger- Help me decide first project! *pics*

I just bought my first Ranger about a week ago, and I freakin' love the thing! It's only got 55,000 miles on it and looks like it was taken care of so I grabbed it. Tell me what you guys think!

So, what do you guys think should be first on my project list?

2001 4x4, 4.0 SOHC

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'06+ Corners PRONTO!!

'06+ Emblems RIGHT MEOW!!!

Tint that bia YESTERDAY!!!!
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dam looks nice. plus nice and low miles.


I'd say LIFT IT!!!

and '06 tails, clear corners.
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level the T-bars... love the flare side.. remove mud flaps... paint grille black or red


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'06+ Corners PRONTO!!

'06+ Emblems RIGHT MEOW!!!

Tint that bia YESTERDAY!!!!
06 emblems suck imo.... yes tint...
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clear corners, huh? hadn't thought about it. I was thinking of some black, round tube nerf bars, but on the fence about a grill guard/bull guard, or none at all
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1. If your state does not require a front license plate remove the front tag holder.

2. Clear corners, 06 Corners, or black headlights with matching corners.

3. Paint the honeycomb grille black.
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I think that's gonna be next. Black grill, matching headlight and corners, then maybe side bars.
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Do whatever YOU think looks good... great look truck by the way man, nice clean find
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Crank those t-bars...then some meats.

After that...whatever you want!
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looks good! crank your t-bars and get 285's.
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Very nice '01 Low(er) mileage too great find. As for mods. Delete the mud flaps, Black billet grill, new 32x11.5x15 inch BFG A/T's mounted on a set of 15x8's of your choice. Like sated above if you dont need a front plate ditch the mount it REALLY cleans the front end up. I'd get the bumpers painted to match or bedline them.
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hah this website is just like vwvortex...

But instead of replies like slam it, ecodes, and dope expensive, worth more then the car wheels, you have lift it, tires, and '06 stuff.

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Nice man! Welcome!

I say 06 corners, 06 tails and 06 emblems

Crank the t-bars to level it out

3in PA Body lift

33x11.50 meats

Tint

HID'S!

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What about interior stuff? Is it an auto? Manual?

LED the interior

Hurst?

bucket seats?
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BODY LIFT AND TIRES!!!!!!!
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1. paint grill
2. t bar crank
3.tint

thats a good start i would stay away from nerf bars i call them root getters they get hung up on every thing
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Put some at's on there and run it.
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Truck looks good man!! I say body lift it, go buy #1 T-Bars and then crank them to level it out. I would say wheels, but (what member has the stepside lifted w/the graphite painted factory wheels on blue truck) you could lift it and keep the factory wheels.
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1.) T-Bar crank (to level the front end with the rear) Free to do

2.) Paint grille black (cost a few bucks and it's a DIY project)

3.) Clear corners (just a few bucks) or go completely black headlights/corners, another DIY mod (if you can handle putting your headlights in the oven) or pay $100 or so for eBay black headlights/corners.

4.) Now the money saving mods (new tires). A nice set of meats will help you out, and a newer set of rims will set it off. But tires and rims are costly.

5.) As if I forgot tint!!! Not very expensive, but I recommend getting it installed by a shop. The DIY stuff is crap and never looks as good.
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1.) T-Bar crank (to level the front end with the rear) Free to do

2.) Paint grille black (cost a few bucks and it's a DIY project)

3.) Clear corners (just a few bucks) or go completely black headlights/corners, another DIY mod (if you can handle putting your headlights in the oven) or pay $100 or so for eBay black headlights/corners.

4.) Now the money saving mods (new tires). A nice set of meats will help you out, and a newer set of rims will set it off. But tires and rims are costly.

5.) As if I forgot tint!!! Not very expensive, but I recommend getting it installed by a shop. The DIY stuff is crap and never looks as good.
Man, I think you hit the nail on the head, there. Looks like I got some work to do! Ha!
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Nice man! Welcome!

I say 06 corners, 06 tails and 06 emblems

Crank the t-bars to level it out

3in PA Body lift

33x11.50 meats

Tint

HID'S!

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.

What about interior stuff? Is it an auto? Manual?

LED the interior

Hurst?

bucket seats?
Thanks man! The interior is tan, auto. Pretty basic really. This truck seems to be a blank slate! But it's super clean. I can't wait to go broke doing mods on this thing! HA!
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Yeah welcome to the disease called ranger. lol
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Blacked out headlights and corners
Tint
Bigger tires
Lift
Remove mudflaps
DO NOT install '06 mirrors.
Paint the grill or replace it with a billet grill
'06 corners
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I say lower it.. those step sides have a kick a** stance when they're lowered..Oh ya put a S/C on it....
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In order:
1) Headlight mod and paint grill to match at the same time
2) New emblems man
3) Turn signal and fog light mod
4) TINT is a must

If you start there you will change the whole look of the truck for less than 100 bucks. You cant beat that man. Then once your at that stage take the time to see where you want to put your big money
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